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Danny Hamady

Danny Hamady was born in Beirut and with his family immigrated to the United States at the age of 12. He eventually settled in San Jose, California. Danny studied at San Jose State University, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a minor in Economics. Danny married Amal Maher, a graduate of Skidmore College BA and an MBA from Santa Clara University, and embarked together on their American dream. They both started their careers in the technology industry. This experience led Danny to start his own company in 1991, Momentum Microsystems, Inc. Today, Momentum is a leading provider of integrated turn-key computing solutions for the life sciences and biotech industries. Momentum has grown to support its clients globally and has won numerous industry awards. Equipped with over 16 years of experience in the high-tech industry, in 2005, Danny began angel investing when he invested in a few start-up companies in Silicon Valley. Today, Danny is involved in more than a dozen investments and has had 3 successful exits. He enjoys mentoring entrepreneurs as a form of giving back to a community which is dear to his heart. Danny and Amal reside in Palo Alto, California and have three children. He is also fluent in French and Spanish. Danny enjoys playing golf and basketball.